Flights from Madrid
Flying out of Madrid
Finding the right flights from Madrid can be as simple as doing a search at Orbitz.com. The search engine at the Orbtiz.com site combs through current flight schedules to show comparative costs, as well as departure and arrival times, layovers and other issues that make certain flight options more attractive than others. The Madrid-Barajas Airport, located at Avenida de la Hispanidad, 28042 Madrid, is 12 miles from the city center. It's the main hub for Iberia and does business with major airlines, including EasyJet, Delta, Air France, British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Europa and others.
Parking at the Madrid-Barajas Airport
Orbitz.com can help travelers find convenient, affordable places on and off site for vacation parking. The airport in Madrid has express parking meant for dropping off and picking up travelers. For the first 30 minutes, the parking is free. Short- and long-term parking lots can be found at each terminal and cost from €9.60 for two hours up to €60 per day for Terminal 2 short-term parking. Long-term parking is available for €18.30 per day. The economy lot requires a shuttle ride back and forth to the terminals but costs only €10.80 per day or €62.80 per week.
Transportation to and From the Airport
For travelers who wish to avoid parking, Orbitz.com can help find special offers on ground transportation to and from Madrid-Barajas Airport. It takes approximately 30 minutes to get there from downtown by car. A credentialed taxi service will charge anywhere from €25 to €30 for the ride, but oftentimes there are taxi drivers inside the terminals offering cheaper rides who do not have the same credentials as those who have signed a contract with the airport. Passengers can also opt for a €2 train ride or take the bus for a similar fee.
Restaurants Near Madrid-Barajas Airport
There's no need to leave the airport to find an excellent selection of restaurants, counter service diners or bars. Orbitz.com can offer travelers deals on food and air packages, though they might not be dining in-house. The convenience of dining at the airport while waiting for flights from Madrid may be worth the cost, but passengers should expect the cost to be relatively more expensive than similar restaurants found in the city center.
Flights to Fortaleza
Flying to Fortaleza
When you book flights to Fortaleza through Orbitz.com, you'll fly into Pinto Martins International Airport. Located on Avenida Senador Carlos Jereissati, this airport is less than 5 miles from downtown Fortaleza. Several international airlines service this airport, including Air Italy, Avianca Brazil and TAM Airlines.
Transportation within Fortaleza
If you're a traveler on a budget, the most economical way to travel from the airport to your local destination is by bus. Buses cost less than $1 per trip and can be found on the underground floor of the airport. For more convenient transportation, you can hire a taxi on the ground floor of the airport. Taxi fees are fixed, rather than being metered, and cost around $14 per trip. For ultimate flexibility, you can rent a car from Mare Rent-a-Car, Costa Dourada Rent-a-Car or Dunas Rent-a-Car. Car rentals start at around $25 per day, with costs rising with the quality of the vehicle you wish to rent.
Fortaleza has a tropical climate, with high winds and humidity. A vacation planner should count on warm weather throughout the year. December and January are the warmest months, with temperatures reaching up to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. February through May are cooler months, with temperatures below 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The cooler months also have a lot of rain, so bring an umbrella.
Since Fortaleza is located on the coast, tourists may enjoy visiting one of its many beaches, including Jericoacoara Beach and Cumbuco Beach. Those seeking a bit of culture should check out Jose de Alencar Theater and Metropolitana Cathedral. No matter what you do once you're there, you can book cheap flights to Fortaleza through Orbitz.com.
Hotel Recanto WirapuruAvenida Alberto Craveiro, 2222, Fortaleza 3.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Fortaleza, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Castelao Stadium and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Sargento Prata Zoo. Adahil Barreto Park and Museu ...
Comfort Hotel FortalezaRua Frei Mansueto 160, Fortaleza 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the beach in Fortaleza's Beira Mar neighborhood, this hotel is close to Iracema Beach and Futuro Beach. Nearby attractions also include Placido ...
Pousada VeraneioAv Dioguinho, 6000, Fortaleza 2.5 out of 5.0
Located in Praia do Futuro, this pousada is within 6 mi (10 km) of RioMar Shopping Mall, Fortaleza Port, and Shopping Del Paseo. Aldeota Shopping Center and ...
Mareiro HotelAvenida Beira Mar, 2380, Fortaleza 3.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Fortaleza's Beira Mar neighborhood, this hotel is close to Iracema Beach and Futuro Beach. Nearby attractions also include Placido Castelo ...
Vila Galé Cumbuco - All Inclusive ResortRua Lagoa Das Rosas, Caucaia 4.0 out of 5.0
This Cumbuco resort is on the beach, 10.6 mi (17 km) from Cauipe Lake, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Icarai Beach and Pacheco Beach. Polo da Barra Beach and Church ...
Costa do Mar HotelAvenida Historiador Raimundo Girão 1338, Fortaleza 3.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Fortaleza's Beira Mar neighborhood, this hotel is close to Iracema Beach. Nearby attractions also include Futuro Beach and Placido Castelo ...
Hotel Brasil TropicalAv. Abolição, 2323 - Praia do Meireles, Fortaleza 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in Beira Mar, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Fortaleza Handicraft Market, Portugal Square, and Aldeota Shopping Center. Ceara Museum of Image ...
Praia MarAvenida Beira Mar 3190 - Meireles, Fortaleza 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Fortaleza's Beira Mar neighborhood, this hotel is located few steps away from Meireles Beach and is close to Iracema Beach andFuturo Beach. Area ...
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